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Iowa Senate Republicans Urge Confirmation of Kavanaugh

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh The Iowa Senate Republican caucus released an open letter Thursday afternoon urging the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Read it be...
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Worship Is Not About Us

Worship is a relationship. The way He wants us to worship Him is not the way we want to worship Him. What is this relationship? In a loving and committed relationship we serve each other. That’s the normal behavior of all of us. Is you friend hurting? You put your arm around him or her. Sometimes...

This week in baseball history — beating the Niekros

(Paul Mirengoff) The last time we peeked in on Bob Gibson’s historic 1968 season, back in late June, he had pitched five consecutive shutouts. Nor was Gibson done shutting teams out. In July, he blanked the opposition three more times. In Gibson’s first start in August, he gave up four earned runs (tied for his season high) in 11 innings against...

New pro-Trump theory: Losing the House this fall will all but guarantee his reelection in 2020

So it’s settled then? Both left and right want a blue wave this fall? To think, some people say there’s no common ground between the parties anymore. I’d guess that this th...

Sacramento Bee to Pelosi: Don’t run for speaker again

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is being urged to not seek House speakership by The Sacramento Bee. SacBee’s editorial board implored Pelosi to eschew another speaker run becaus...

Ellison on the Brink

(John Hinderaker) Pressure on Keith Ellison to drop out of the race for Attorney General of Minnesota is growing. National and state party leaders are hedging their bets, mostly either refusing to comment or releasing anodyne statements. But the National Organization of Women has called on Ellison to step down. The best sign of mounting pressure is this: ...

Have democrats abandoned #MeToo for Keith Ellison’s sake?

The Washington Post reports that Democrats are taking a “wait-and-see approach” to allegations of abuse surrounding Rep. Keith Ellison. Both Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris apparently have ...

Cost of Trump’s military parade over budget by almost 700%; Update: Parade postponed

A true patriot would have run it 7,000 percent over budget, just to show how much he loves America. On the other hand, given how the Pentagon operates, anything less than 15,000 percent over is sort of a moral victory. Kudos to POTUS for ...

Is Sweden on the verge of rejecting socialism?

John covered an interesting story out of Sweden the other night which really struck me as a bit odd. It’s a tale of arson and vandalism, “hooligans” and riots. These are all things which I don...

Manafort jury asks judge: Can you explain ‘reasonable doubt’ to us?

As Ed noted on Tuesday, the defense team in the Paul Manafort case chose to rest without presenting any witnesses. Legal blogger Popehat argued the wisdom of this approach was that it put...

Report: Trump wants Omarosa arrested

On the one hand, this is another example of him looking to use state action to punish someone who’s...

Remember, Lord, how your servants are taunted (because of the sex abuse scandal)

Original Post: Remember, Lord, how your servants are taunted (because of the sex abuse scandal). Another day, another 700 predatory priests. When will it end, Lord? When will it end? This morning, I tried to listen in silence. What do we say about the news out of Pennsylvania? How do answer those who taunt and ridicule the Church? How do we settle our anger at the priests ...

Tom Cotton on the leniency-for-criminals legislation

(Paul Mirengoff) Our friend Sen. Tom Cotton has written an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal opposing the latest jailbreak legislation that I discussed here. He argues: [U]nder no circumstances should Congress cut mandatory minimum sentences for serious c...

Manchester imam praised armed jihad six months before concert bombing (Update)

Last May a suicide bomber named Salman Abedi blew himself up after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killing 22 people and injuring over 100 others. Abedi and his family ha...

Is the Republican Party really Donald Trump’s party?

By Elaine Kamarck, Alexander R. Podkul In the last few updates from the Primaries Project we’ve focused on the Democrats and the supposed civil war between the progressives and the establishment. It’s only human, especially in this day and age, to seek out drama—even where there is...

No Fear–ISIS Are Just A Bunch Of Fun Loving, Peace Loving, Misunderstood And Maligned Individuals–That Is Until They Kill You!

Liberal Couple Believes ‘Evil is  a Make-Believe Concept’ Ride  Bikes Across Middle East. ISIS  Had Other Plans. 08/16/2018  Source: AAN  by: AAN Staff ...

Manchester imam praised armed jihad six months before concert bombing

Last May a suicide bomber named Salman Abedi blew himself up at after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killing 22 people and injuring over 100 others. Abedi and his family ...

Tucker Carison Tonight…tonight

(Scott Johnson) I am scheduled to appear on the 8:30 p.m. (Eastern) segment of Tucker Carlson Tonight on the Fox News Channel to talk about Minnesota Attorney General candidate Keith Ellison and Minnesota Fifth District congressional candidate Ilhan Omar. That is a lot of ground to cover in one segment. I will have to try to hit the lowlights and leave out a lot of the details that support my comments on each of them. I want to note the following sources for viewers who may be intereste...

Commander of Bin Laden raid: Revoke my security clearance too, Mr. President

Can’t say I’m looking forward to the debate over whether Admiral McRaven is a globalist traitor. But I’m sure it’s coming whether I’m looking forward to it or not. He’s a SEAL who once served on Team Six and later commanded it for the Bin Laden raid so go figure th...

World’s top empathy researcher accused of bullying colleagues

This is an interesting story mostly because of what it says about experts. Tania Singer is a recognized expert on the science of empathy. She’s also a proponent for the positive influence of meditation to achieve more empathy. From ...